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Posted on August 20, 2008

Bus shelter built using soda bottles

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Local architects won a contest based on their design of an art bus shelter made of Ale 8 One soda bottles. LexTran will supply the base and maintain the shelter. For the full story, click here.

Light rail station promised to open on time

SEATTLE — Sound Transit is planning to finish a light rail station at the Seattle-Tacoma airport by late December, but a federal oversight report estimates that the station will be delayed until 2010. For the full story, click here.

Judge rejects MBTA injunction request

BOSTON — A U.S. district judge has dissolved the gag order on three M.I.T. students, who planned to present information about security discrepancies in the MBTA security system, despite MBTA’s request for a five-month injunction. For the full story, click here.

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Canadian infrastructure bank possible financing option for U.S.-Canada high-speed line

The Trudeau government’s soon-to-be-launched, $35-billion infrastructure bank will seek to use public funds as leverage to attract billions more in private investment for major infrastructure projects, such as bridges, transit systems, and rail lines.

Joint venture selected to operate new Hartford commuter rail

TransitAmerica Services and Alternate Concepts has been selected as the service provider that will operate and manage service on the CTrail Hartford Line — the passenger rail service currently under construction.

Keolis, MBTA to improve commuter rail ticket checking

Estimates suggest that up to $24 million in uncollected fare could be recovered through a ticket-checking modernization initiative and other tactics.

Metra to install suicide prevention signs

The signs will be developed and finalized as part of a Mental Health Awareness Symposium to be hosted by Metra in September to coincide with National Suicide Awareness Month.

Accident, no shows plague commute for LIRR, NJ Transit passengers

Some NJ TRANSIT trains have been canceled this week because engineers are choosing not to work under the terms of their contract amid the summer-long repair work at Penn Station.

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